Scott Cole 2018-11-12T05:39:08+00:00

Scott Cole

Scott Cole is a Counsel with Carroll & Weiss. An Atlanta native, he joined Carroll & Weiss after graduating from law school. Since joining the firm, Scott has been involved in civil litigation across the country, including product liability defense, catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, minimum wage and overtime pay, class actions, contract disputes, collection actions, antitrust actions, and landlord/tenant disputes. He has led e-discovery projects involving the collection and review of hundreds of thousands of corporate documents. Scott is a graduate of Georgia State University College of Law (2013) and Auburn University (2010). As a law school student, Scott focused on litigation and graduated with pro bono distinction by assisting an Atlanta metro-area community in determining the opportunities and legal consequences arising from the league’s support of a disabled little league baseball player. He is an avid baseball fan and coaches little league. He also offers help in getting quick guaranteed payday loans

Client Results

Represented a pharmaceutical client in a suit brought by the state of Alabama, alleging fraud in Medicaid-related drug prices. The Supreme Court of Alabama found for the manufacturer on all counts.

Won a motion to defeat creation of a multi-district litigation (MDL) case; argued before the Joint Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML).

Tried an employment class action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of 40+ plaintiffs; defendants asked to settle case during trial.

Tried a two month-long case for a medical device manufacturer which resulted in a defense verdict as to plaintiff’s claims.

Served as national counsel for a client sued in more than 300 cases, many alleging wrongful death, following the company’s recall of more than a dozen of its products. Resolved the entire docket of cases in less than two years through “no pay” dismissals, motions practice, and the remainder were resolved at values acceptable to the client.

Served as national coordinating counsel for two Fortune 100 companies jointly defending more than 55,000 asbestos claims; also served those clients both as national motions counsel and as trial counsel.

Won a two week-long jury trial in federal court for a Fortune 25 company; plaintiff alleged the company’s products caused cancer.

Argued and won an appeal before the 11th Circuit, preserving a trial victory for a Fortune 50 company.

Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, seeking eight figures in damages, for a Fortune 500 client.

Won a multi-week jury trial in federal court for the largest petrochemical company in the world.